Rumi Quotes SMS Collection

Take sips of this pure wine being

Take sips of this pure wine being poured. Don’t mind that you’ve been given a dirty cup. ~Rumi

Try another way of looking you looking

Try another way of looking. Try you looking and the whole universe seeing. ~Rumi

Keep knocking and the joy inside will

Keep knocking, and the joy inside will eventually open a window and look out to see who’s there. ~Rumi

The mind this globe of awareness is

The mind, this globe of awareness, is a starry universe that when you push off with your foot, a thousand new roads become clear,

This is how we are with wine

This is how we are with wine and beautiful food… we want and we get drunk with wanting, then the headache and bitterness afterward.

You sit here for days saying this

You sit here for days saying, This is strange business. You’re the strange business. You have the energy of the sun in you, but

Who gets up early to discover the

Who gets up early to discover the moment light begins? ~Rumi

Be a lamp or lifeboat ladder help

Be a lamp, or a lifeboat, or a ladder. Help someone’s soul heal. Walk out of your house like a shepherd. ~Rumi

A great god wrestling does on inside these

…a great God-wrestling does on inside these wanderers…

What i most want is to spring

What I most want is to spring out of this personality, then to sit apart from that leaping. I’ve lived too long where I

My head is bursting with the joy

My head is bursting with the joy of the unknown. My heart is expanding a thousand fold. ~Rumi

I want your sun to reach my

I want your sun to reach my raindrops, so your heat can raise my soul upward like a cloud. ~Rumi

Love comes with a knife not some

Love comes with a knife, not some shy question, and not with fears for its reputation! ~Rumi

Be melting snow wash yourself of yourself

Be melting snow. Wash yourself of yourself. ~Rumi

Half heartedness doesnt reach into majesty you set

Half-heartedness doesn’t reach into majesty. You set out to find God, but then you keep stopping for long periods at meanspirited roadhouses. ~Rumi

How will you know the difficulties of

How will you know the difficulties of being human, if you’re always flying off to blue perfection? ~Rumi

Smiles come best from those who weep

The core of the seen and unseen universe smiles, but remember S…smiles come best from those who weep. Lightning, then the rain-laughter. ~Rumi

Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment rumi

Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment. ~Rumi

I cannot stop asking if could taste

I cannot stop asking. If I could taste one sip of an answer, I could break out of this prison for drunks. ~Rumi

Only from the heart can you touch

Only from the heart can you touch the sky. ~Rumi

If these poems repeat themselves then so

If these poems repeat themselves, then so does Spring. ~Rumi

Dont grieve anything you lose comes round

Don’t grieve. Anything you lose comes round in another form. ~Rumi

And if you are a rose i

And if you are a rose, I am rose-shadow. ~Rumi

The wound is the place where light

The wound is the place where the Light enters you. ~Rumi

You must lance an ulcer to heal

You must lance an ulcer to heal it. You must tear down parts of an old building to restore it, and so it is

There are a thousand ways to kneel

There are a thousand ways to kneel and kiss the earth. ~Rumi

All day i think about it then

All day I think about it, then at night I say it. Where did I come from, and what am I supposed to be

Rush out in the rain to be

…rush out in the rain to be soaked with the sky. ~Rumi

If you could untie your wings and

If you could untie your wings and free your soul of jealousy, you and everyone around you would fly up like doves. ~Rumi

Something opens our wings something makes boredom

Something opens our wings, something makes boredom and hurt disappear. ~Rumi

What does this patch sewing mean you ask

What does this patch-sewing mean you ask? Eating and drinking. The heavy cloak of the body is always getting torn. You patch it with

Lovers dont finally meet somewhere theyre in

Lovers don’t finally meet somewhere. They’re in each other all along. ~RumiRUB

If you knew yourself for even one

If you knew yourself for even one moment, if you could just glimpse your most beautiful face, maybe you wouldn’t slumber so deeply in

Sorrows are the rags of old clothes

Sorrows are the rags of old clothes and jackets that serve to cover, and then are taken off. That undressing, and the beautiful naked

Rise up nimbly and go on your

Rise up nimbly and go on your strange journey to the ocean of meanings…. Leave and don’t look away from the sun as you

The way the night knows itself with

The way the night knows itself with the moon, be that way with me. Or, alternately translated, Union is a raging river running toward

Why do you stay in prison when

Why do you stay in prison when the door is so wide open? ~Rumi

Youve been walking the oceans edge holding

You’ve been walking the ocean’s edge, holding up your robes to keep them dry. You must dive naked under, and deeper under, a thousand

Let yourself be silently drawn by the

Let yourself be silently drawn by the stronger pull of what you really love. ~Rumi

Out beyond ideas of rightdoing and wrongdoing

Out beyond ideas of rightdoing and wrongdoing, there is a field. I will meet you there. ~Rumi

This love is the rose that blooms

This love is the rose that blooms forever. ~Rumi

If all you can do is crawl

If all you can do is crawl, start crawling. ~Rumi

At night i open the window and

At night, I open the window and ask the moon to come and press its face against mine. Breathe into me. Close the language-door

Ignorance is gods prison knowing palace rumi

Ignorance is God’s prison. Knowing is God’s palace. Rumi

If you are irritated by every rub

If you are irritated by every rub, how will you be polished? ~Rumi

Birdsong brings relief to my longing i

Birdsong brings relief to my longing. I am just as ecstatic as they are, but with nothing to say. ~Rumi

Is what i say true say yes

Is what I say true? Say yes quickly, if you know, if you’ve known it from before the beginning of the universe. ~Rumi

When your love contracts in anger the

When your love contracts in anger, the atmosphere itself feels threatening. But when you’re expansive, no matter what the weather, you’re in an open,

Before death takes away what you are

Before death takes away what you are given, give away what there is to give. ~Rumi

That hurt we embrace becomes joy call

That hurt we embrace becomes joy. Call it to your arms where it can change. ~Rumi

Lightning your presence from ground to sky

Lightning, your presence from ground to sky, no one knows what becomes of me, when you take me so quickly. ~Rumi

You fill yourself with the sharp pain

You fill yourself with the sharp pain of love, rather than its fulfillment. ~Rumi

You were born with wings why prefer

You were born with wings, why prefer to crawl through life? ~Rumi

You go from village to on your

You go from village to village on your horse asking everyone, "Has anyone seen my horse?" ~Rumi

Why should i stay at the bottom

Why should I stay at the bottom of a well, when a strong rope is in my hand? ~Rumi

Even when tied in a thousand knots

Even when tied in a thousand knots, the string is still but one. ~Rumi